DAVID M. MAJCHRZAK
David M. Majchrzakis a seasoned ethicist and civil litigator with Klinedinst PC. Mr. Majchrzak is certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in legal malpractice law, and devotes a substantial portion of his career to counseling his clients on how to achieve their professional goals in an ethical way. For those attorneys who do not have general counsel in their firm or who simply need practical, outside advice, he helps navigate the often complex ethical waters of the legal profession. Mr. Majchrzak performs law office risk management reviews, trains law firm staff in ethics requirements, and advises on a variety of topics. These include conflicts of interest, fees and billing requirements, trust account procedures, law firm advertising and online marketing efforts, engagement and common interest agreements, non-engagement and disengagement protocols, attorney-client privilege/confidentiality analyses and protection, subpoena response, multi-jurisdictional practice, lawyer mobility, and ancillary business ventures. His litigation practice focuses primarily on discipline defense, professional liability defense, and disqualification and fee disputes.
Mr. Majchrzak is active within the legal community. He currently serves as the chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Legal Ethics Committee, and a member of the Future of Lawyering Committee and the first chair of the Integration and Engagement Committee for the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. He recently completed service as a three-year member of the State Bar’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, and chair of its outreach committee. In 2015, Mr. Majchrzak revived the then-abandoned Ethics Quarterly, and has continued as one of its two editors. Mr. Majchrzak has also been active within the American Inns of Court. He served for four years as president of the William L. Todd, Jr. chapter and two years on the national program awards committees. Mr. Majchrzak is a director of both the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association and the San Diego County Bar Association. He has also served in various other voluntary professional and community roles.